Senior Paralegal- Commercial Litigation
The candidate will be providing support to attorneys and legal staff by managing legal processes; receiving and reviewing requests for information including legal discovery, budgeting and general case information; and collecting, entering and maintaining legal information in various legal systems. Coordinating with outside counsel, witnesses, and internal subject matter experts; providing status updates on legal processes and responding to questions about legal matters. Helping maintain, operationalize and update standard operating procedures and best practices on various legal processes including legal discovery and Company systems and access. Demonstrates and maintains appropriate knowledge of general legal issues and specific specialty areas you will support on a regular basis as part of the commercial litigation team. Ensures that attorneys are aware of pending deadlines; assisting with budgeting and invoice review. Assists attorneys as appropriate with research and analysis and helping determine relevant facts and discovery to support legal arguments; helping attorneys ensure legal documents comply with applicable laws and regulations. Distributes document retention notices. Assists attorneys with conducting custodial interviews; drafting legal documents for responses to stakeholders on behalf of and in consultation with attorneys. Adheres to standard discovery procedures, quality assurance requirements and operational systems; enforcing Outside Counsel Guidelines in conjunction with case team members; collaborating with eDiscovery resources to help manage ESI strategy, contain costs and meet case objectives. Maintains security and confidentiality of sensitive information, data and communications. Drafts proofreads and updates presentations, reports and templates.
Qualification and Experience
The candidate should be a nationally recognized paralegal certification or an ABA-accredited paralegal degree AND 1 year of experience as a paralegal, legal analyst, or otherwise performing the responsibilities of a paralegal as defined by Walmart’s job description OR 2 years of experience as a paralegal, legal analyst, or otherwise performing the responsibilities of a paralegal as defined by job description OR a Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited law school. Paralegal in a law firm or corporate environment and Bachelor's degree is preferred. Comfortable with technology and how to leverage tools to improve processes. Organized, detail-oriented, and calm under pressure. Process-minded and look for opportunities to streamline for improved efficiency and effectiveness. Have strong communication skills to interact with senior leadership and stakeholders. Have experience working with cross-functional teams.
JOB ID: R-762386.
702 SW 8th Street
Bentonville, AR 72716